December 3, 2005
DALLAS STARS ASSIGN MATHIAS TJARNQVIST TO IOWA
FRISCO, Tex. -- Dallas Stars General Manager Doug Armstrong announced today that the club has assigned left wing Mathias Tjarnqvist to the Iowa Stars, Dallas' primary development affiliate in the American Hockey League (AHL).
Tjarnqvist, 26, has appeared in 10 games for Dallas this season, going scoreless with six penalty minutes. The native of Umea, Sweden, has also skated in two games for the Iowa Stars, posting three goals.
The 6-2, 196-lb. left wing missed the Stars' first nine games of the 2005-06 season with an ankle sprain. Over 28 career NHL contest, Tjarnqvist has tallied one goal and one assist for two points with eight penalty minutes. His lone NHL goal was a game-winner at Minnesota on Nov. 26, 2003.
The Stars are currently 17-7-1 and sit atop the NHL's Pacific Division with 35 points. The club will next take the ice against the Florida Panthers at American Airlines Center on Wed., Dec. 7 at 7:30 p.m.